Definition of Bumblebees

1. Noun. (plural of bumblebee) ¹



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Definition of Bumblebees

1. bumblebee [n] - See also: bumblebee

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bumblebees

bumbailiff
bumbailiffs
bumbard
bumbards
bumbast
bumbaze
bumbazed
bumbazes
bumbazing
bumbershoot
bumbershoots
bumble
bumble-bee
bumble-bees
bumblebee
bumblebees (current term)
bumbleberry pie
bumbleberry pies
bumbled
bumbledom
bumbledoms
bumbler
bumblers
bumbles
bumbling
bumblingly
bumblings
bumbo
bumboat
bumboats

Literary usage of Bumblebees

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"bumblebees resent the introduction of one of these guest bees into their nest, but the intruder seems to have very pleasant manners for the alarm and ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1919)
"The bumblebees of the arctics are very industrious and may be found working on the flowers for pollen and nectar the whole twenty-four hours of a day. ..."

3. Outdoor Studies: A Reading Book of Nature Study by James George Needham (1898)
"... BUTTER AND EGGS AND bumblebees. I. ASSOCIATION. OT far from my door—probably not very far from yours —grows the familiar roadside weed commonly known ..."

4. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
""All the birds were there With yellow feathers instead of hair, And bumblebees—and bumblebees— And bumblebees—and bumblebees ..."

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